Emirates confirms Adelaide services from 01NOV12 plus major expansion

Jul 04, 2012 No Comments by

It’s official – Emirates finally announces services to Adelaide. From 01 NOV 12 EK will commence with 4 weekly non-stop Dubai-Adelaide services operated by 3 class 777-300ER aircraft. From 01 FEB 13, this service will become daily. Other expansion highlights to the EK network: PERTH – from 01 DEC 12 an extra 5 weekly non-stop […]

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You’re the reason we fly: QANTAS’ new slogan used before

Jul 04, 2012 No Comments by

Does QANTAS’ new slogan “You’re the reason we fly” sound familiar? It’s actually been used in the past by USA leisure based and now defunct airline “Carnival Air Lines”. Here’s the proof: a Carnival Air Lines ad which appeared on 02 April 1995 in the Florida based ”Boca Raton News” Newspaper. It’s still a good slogan […]

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Airline ‘Safety Management Systems’ (SMS) and implications on “on time perfomance” – an analysis.

Jul 03, 2012 No Comments by

Introduction  The financial and operational aspects of an airline’s way of doing business are obviously of critical importance. In order to have a sustainable operation, an airline must have a sound financial base and on an operational level it should strive to offer a consistent service which will make it a favourable option for the […]

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Malaysia Airlines A380 commence revenue service KUL-LHR

Jul 02, 2012 No Comments

Malaysia Airlines is the world’s newest Airbus A380 operator. Inaugural services have commenced on the Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow thrice weekly on the MH2/MH3. These will become daily from 25AUG12. From 07OCT12, the MH A380 will commence daily SYD-KUL services on the MH122/123 replacing the present 744 service.    First MH A380 Flight arriving […]

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747-8i – First month of revenue service – possible new orders?

Jul 02, 2012 No Comments

Boeing’s new flagship the latest variation of the original “jumbo jet”, the 747-8 Intercontinental, has been in revenue service with Lufthansa for just on a month.  Whilst the program has been highly successful for the cargo version, sales have been slow for the passenger version. This is set to change with Turkish Airlines announcing its […]

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Jul 01, 2012 14 Comments

A warm welcome to the  new Airline Hub Buzz dedicated website! What started as a simple curiosity in learning to use Facebook in late November 2010 has now grown into a community of almost 3000 people. Thanks to you support and feedback, I think it was time to start a website. For those familiar the […]

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Airlines and outsourcing: is it really a financial saving or an actual longer term costly mistake?

Jul 01, 2012 No Comments

AN AIRLINE HUB BUZZ ORIGINAL ARTICLE – (C) 2012 Introduction and Background Organisations are continuously evaluating ways in which they can obtain operational and organisational efficiencies whilst simultaneously achieving some form of cost reduction. The concept of outsourcing may allow organisations to more effectively achieve their strategic objectives by transferring some or all of their […]

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